DSI Customers Save With Virtual Supply Chain Solution
Distribution Solutions Inc. (DSI), headquartered in Secaucus, New Jersey, USA, is a comprehensive logistics, distribution and transportation company. DSI's services focus on critical supply chain initiatives, including postponement distribution, consolidation and deconsolidation, transloading, order replenishment and Internet order fulfillment. The company operates from three primary warehouse facilities with over 1.2 million square feet of warehouse space, manages a fleet of 100 trucks and employs 500 staff. DSI needed a flexible and productive development environment that would give them easy customization and total control. LANSA's practical approach to software development fits their business culture snugly. They chose LANSA as a development platform to develop their WMS from scratch. They can now upload a few hundred orders in a couple of minutes, where before orders took several hours. Web tracking and automated data exchange helped to establish a seamless flow of information between the customers and them. All three of DSI's warehousing facilities are wireless, all data is instantly updated using the inventory which DSI's customers can view in real time over the web. Over 85 percent of orders arrive electronically and are processed directly without any human intervention into the WMS. They have managed to help customers save considerably with the virtual supply chain. Technology drives all operations. DSI can help all customers manage all their back office distribution services.